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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 17, 2018 

Meeting of the Moms: Opera singer spends first Mother's Day with both moms

For the first time in 50 years, Katie Saunders spent this Mother's Day with her birth mother-a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 17, 2018 

OpenGov could take time to see citizen response

The Haines Borough Assembly last week narrowly approved purchasing a $40,000 software program aimed at increasing citizen engagement, but the assembly...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Vintage cognac a boon to Hospice of Haines fundraiser

As residents across Haines unburied and dusted off belongings to donate to the annual Hospice of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly snubs law enforcement reality TV porposal

The Haines Borough Assembly quashed a request from a reality television producer to film a show centered around the Haines Police Department. Engel En...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly stops new tours in Chilkoot

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to stop issuing new tour permits in the Chilkoot corridor and prohibit permit-holders from transferring their pe...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Timber sale meeting gets dramatic in Chilkat Center

About 100 residents attended the University of Alaska’s meeting Wednesday at the Chilkat Center to address the negotiated timber sale on about...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 10, 2018

Assembly debates budget details

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed and made amendments to the $13.3 million 2019 fiscal year budget Tuesday—which included voting to allow...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Volunteer weatherman passes the rain gauge

Nearly every morning at 8 a.m. for the past 18 years Paul Swift has recorded weather observations, m...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Ward victim takes active role in healing

A month after revelations surfaced that former school superintendent Karl Ward had for decades...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Diesel generators running 24/7

Utility users should be prepared to pay more for power after low water in lakes is forcing AP&T to run the diesel generator plant 24 hours a day....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 3, 2018

Assembly questions attorney's past decisions

Last week, the Haines Borough put the word out that it’s seeking a new municipal attorney. The assembly directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly advances moratorium on Chilkoot tour permits

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to develop a resolution placing a moratorium on issuing new tour permits on Chilkoot Lake and river corridor....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly adopts naming policy, mayor issues Ward statement

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to adopt a naming policy that allows the body to name public places and facilities for individuals five years...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly and mayor disagree over commission appointment

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected mayor Jan Hill’s recommendation to appoint Zach Ferrin to the planning commission—a decision that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

McDowell releases economic study

McDowell Group representatives presented its economic baseline data report to Haines residents in the Chilkat Center Monday evening—with the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018

Baseline water data focus of mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Committee hosted and organized a forum on water Wednesday evening where speakers outlined the Alaska Department of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018

Assembly gets existential

The Haines Borough Assembly met Monday and discussed their effectiveness as a body and as individual representatives. The special meeting, which is sl...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018

Assembly weighs Chilkoot congestion during tour permit approval hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly wrestled with the issue of Chilkoot corridor congestion last week before approving a new tour permit. Increased human...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018

Dan Henry to give 'Shaman's River' talk

Chilkoot Indian Association will present “Everything from afar drifts ashore: The Northern Hub of Tlingit Country” —a book talk by Dan Henry, au...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly to adopt naming policy

In light of the discovery that a former mayor dedicated the school gym to Karl Ward, the borough assembly has directed manager Debra Schnabel to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Unexpected revenues cushion borough budget

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel previewed her $13.3 million draft budget for the coming fiscal year, which includes a small increase in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Sales tax revenues climb higher than recent years

Haines Borough sales tax revenues spiked in 2017-climbing higher than they've been in at least four...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Assembly comments on timber sale

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a letter to the University of Alaska requesting information on its development plan for a proposed timber...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 12, 2018

Distillery cocktail rules back to the drawing board

The Alaska Alcohol Beverage Control Board’s January direction to distilleries to serve spirits and mixers in separate containers was quashed last...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 

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